Using Self and Peer Assessment (SPA) to develop feedback literacy

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Professional Development

Feedback literacy is critical in developing evaluative judgement – a capability that is proven to increase effectiveness in applying skills and knowledge. This workshop will provide an opportunity to identify the key features and benefits of SPA, Integrate SPA into assessment, ad to Identify the best tools and technologies that enable and support SPA.


Dr Andy Wear is a Senior Lecturer in Higher Education at the Williams Centre for Learning Advancement. He has worked in a number of Australian universities both as an academic and leading large-scale teaching and learning transformation projects, with a particular focus on digital and hybrid learning environments. Andy has a PhD from the University of Tasmania. He specialises in learning experience design, assessment design, digital pedagogies, philosophy of education, as well as academic leadership and development. He has published and presented in these fields both nationally and internationally, and has been the recipient of numerous awards, including Swinburne University’s Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Teaching and the Australasian Advancing Academic Development Good Practice Awards. Andy is an experienced facilitator of workshops and training supporting these capabilities. Andy is available to support academics in FBE in innovating subject design and applying new pedagogies and assessments to the curriculum.